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40 years on, Chile torture victim finally finds justice

Headline Title:  40 years on, Chile torture victim finally finds justice 04 November 2013 After nearly 40 years of exile in a London suburb, Leopoldo García is the first Chilean torture survivor to win a landmark court case. The Inter-American Court of Human Rights has just ruled that Chile should find those responsible for his abuse and award him compensation. This is his story of abuse, struggle and survival.For Leopoldo García, who is now 80-years-old, it’s impossible to forget, even for a single day, the torture he suffered under the Pinochet regime 40 years ago.Every time he…

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